Drugs seized in search warrant

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STELLARTON – Drugs were seized and two people were arrested on Wednesday following the execution of a search warrant.

The Pictou County Integrated Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Stellar Street at approximately 6:30 p.m. that day; they were assisted  by the Stellarton Police Service and the New Glasgow Regional Police Canine Unit.

At this time, police seized a quantity of methamphetamine and cannabis marijuana, along with various property associated with the sale and distribution of illegal drugs.

Subsequently, police arrested a 38 year-old man and 35 year-old woman, both from Stellarton.  They have been charged with possession of methamphetamine and cannabis marijuana for the purposes of trafficking.  Both persons have been released from police custody and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.